Chêne Bleu

by  |  24-11-2014

Despite what seems like a simple line drawing map on their website that could lead you astray when arriving at the winery, Chêne Bleu, it is surprisingly easy. It may not seem so as first as you turn and weave your way around the scenic village of Crestet on a one lane one that always has someone who wants to go considerably faster behind you, but it is indeed quite direct. Of course my visit started a good deal before this. I met Pauline Dubier (who does their marketing in addition to being a trained enologist) at the biannual G-Night wherein Catalan winemakers show off their Grenache wines. Headed by eternal bon vivant, Joan Ignasi of Vinyes Domènech in DO Montsant, they often invite a few Grenache-forward wineries from outside of the region as well. As I made my way around the salon, I wound down the row of French […]
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